It's amazing the things you can create with paper and these modular lamps are no exception. Each one is uniquely different and definitely makes a statement.
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably noticed the wool felt craze that's been going on the last year or two. People are using it to make pretty much everything imaginable, from simple circular coasters to laser-cut rugs and now: geometric wall tiles!
Fractal 23 by Takeshi Miyakawa is a modular drawer system that features drawers on all four sides. Made of plywood, the cube measures a petite 28" x 28" x 28", could be used as a side table, provided it's on a carousel so there's access to all those drawers.
Zero-waste Design turns 'local recyclates' into functional furniture. Case it point, this modular shelving system, which they call 'Ten Green'. They've been know to sell pieces like it on their Etsy shop, BUT they have graciously given us instructions to make our own.
What you'll need to put one module together:
This golf ball-looking thing-y is actually a set of outdoor furniture. Disassembled, it consists of two chairs and a table, but when it's stacked up, it becomes a piece of sculpture, which would make for a very interesting back yard focal point.
The Oblique by Moooi is described as a ‘modern designer bookcase’ but can be used to display art or photos as well. It’s available in lacquered MDF or solid oak. No dimensions are given for the one pictured here, but I’d start with a standard 4' x 8' sheet of MDF or plywood and cut it down to the size of my choosing. (Maybe 4' x 6'?) Add to that some 2" x 2"s and you could have a very good--and inexpensive--reproduction.
The Nomad is billed as a ‘modular architectural system that can be assembled into free-standing, sculptural screens, temporary partitions, rooms or even displays without hardware, tools or damage to existing structures.’ The puzzle pieces are made of recycled, double-walled cardboard, and at 56 bucks for a 24 module pack, they’re not crazy expensive, but with a bunch of cardboard, a utility knife, a few cans of spray paint and a lot of patience...